Oct 24, 2019
Ultimately, though, Hierro is an example of cinematic style over substance, a great idea that was simply lost in translation from concept to screen.
Dec 1, 2010
Ibanez uses the island's liminal fringes and barren interiors to trace his heroine's state of mental withdrawal.
Sep 5, 2010
Hierro is unquestionably a film of consummate craft and eerie beauty. Give Ibanez a less shopworn screenplay, and one suspects that his next feature will do more than just skilfully coast.
Jul 27, 2010
Ironically, despite the narrative positively drowning in water imagery, there is never any sense of flowing story.